News archive from 8 February 2012, page 18

CA man accused of killing Chihuahua with golf club

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A California man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after authorities say he killed a Chihuahua by teeing off on the 6-pound dog with a golf club. A spokesman for the Riverside County prosecutor’s office says 58-year-old...

 

Celtics pride

A couple of days ago, Paul Pierce [stats] called Celtics [team stats] fans “very knowledgeable.” He, therefore, wasn’t surprised when the Garden gathering rose unprompted last night when he passed Larry Bird for second on the franchise’s career...

 

Wedding bells at Okemo

You’ve probably been there: A bridesmaid grimaces as the bride-to-be tells her, without a hint of irony, “No, really! You’ll wear this dress again! Aqua taffeta is going to be big this season!” Or you’re forced to purchase a tux for your best friend’s...

 

You’ll love Valentine’s Day on slopes

Feb. 11: Chairlift Speed Dating, Black Mountain, N.H.: Still looking for that love who loves skiing and riding to share your Valentine’s Day? Black Mountain increases your chances of doing just that today by welcoming you to the “Lift Line of Love.”...

 

Hoops replay: Keller Central holds off Coppell to win 7-5A title

GAME OF THE NIGHTJ.R. Rogers scored 12 points and Weber State signee Joel Bolomboy added 10 as the Keller Central boys beat Coppell, 43-41, on Tuesday in a matchup of the top two teams in District 7-5A. Keller Central (25-7, 11-1) trailed by one at...

Dallas News, 00:21 in Sport
 
Ohio State tops Purdue

Ohio State tops Purdue

William Buford scored 21 of his game-high 29 points in the second half - including seven during a critical stretch late - as No. 3 Ohio State held off gritty Purdue 87-84. With the win, the Buckeyes (21-3, 9-2 Big Ten) increased their lead over...

 

Huskies end up Women’s Beanpot champs

Casey Pickett finished a 2-on-1 rush alongside freshman Kendall Coyne with a goal at 5:27 of overtime to score Northeastern a 4-3 win last night against Boston University in the championship game of the 34th annual Women’s Beanpot. With a crowd of...

 

Butterfingers stunt tweaks Patriots' dropped pass

BOSTON-People aren't quite done piling on New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker for a dropped fourth-quarter pass that helped the New York Giants win the Super Bowl. An online pawnbroker dumped hundreds of Butterfinger candy bars in Boston's Copley...

 
BET's ambitious lineup includes 'Second Generation,' 'Gun Hill'

BET's ambitious lineup includes 'Second Generation,' 'Gun Hill'

BET, which has been targeted in recent years for showcasing provocative music videos and other programming that critics and cultural observers said showed blacks in a negative and derogatory light, is unveiling an ambitious development slate. These...

 

Commentary: Where's the love for the supreme Diana Ross?

Diana Ross has never won a Grammy. Though nominated 12 times for her work with the Supremes and for her solo efforts, the singer behind pop classis such as "Baby Love" and "Upside Down" has never taken home the award.

 

Girls hoops replay:

SPOTLIGHT Girls playoff teams  Tuesday was the final day of the regular season for many girls teams. The top four teams in each UIL 5A and 4A district made the playoffs. Here’s who got in. District 4-5A: North Crowley won the district at 13-1,...

Dallas News, 00:41 in Sport
 

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin’s two goals lead Capitals over Panthers, 4-0

WASHINGTON - Mathieu Perreault scored with 13 seconds elapsed, Alex Ovechkin had two goals and the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 4-0 Tuesday night to take over first place in the Southeast Division. Former Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun...

 

National briefs: 2/8/12

Contraceptive compromise?

 

Two Santorum Victories Raise Romney Questions

His candidacy all but dismissed just days ago, Rick Santorum won the Minnesota caucuses and a nonbinding primary in Missouri on Tuesday, raising fresh questions about Mitt Romney's ability to corral conservative support. Mr. Santorum was also running...

 

Pennsylvania Set to Allow Local Taxes On Shale Gas

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would authorize a tax on the shale gas industry and set uniform standards for development, changes that critics said would leave many municipalities with little control over...

 

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